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June 16th, 2015 894 views
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas is back in New haven this June 12th-June 27th. This 15-day festival of performing arts, lectures, and conversations celebrates the greatest artists and thinkers from around the world. Each June, the Festival takes over the theaters, open spaces, and courtyards of New Haven, Connecticut, attracting an attendance of more than 100,000 to its events, almost all which are completely free to the public.
The mission of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas is to to present an internationally renowned festival in New Haven, Connecticut that features the highest quality world-class artists, thinkers and leaders; to attract and engage a broad and diverse audience; and to celebrate and build community while advancing economic development.
Festival events have featured some of the most prestigious jazz, classical music, dance, and theater artists in the world, and the Festival’s free Ideas programs bring inspiring, provocative, challenging and delightful ideas to a wide public.
For a full schedule of all the lectures, performances, shows and exhibits happening this June, click here.